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Crowd Laughs as Chicago Teachers Union President Talks about Killing the Rich

Corndog2 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:06 PM
Excellent point dsmith27. As long as there are unions calling for violence against those who do not agree with them, as long as our government is not held accountable for giving weapons to drug cartels, as long as our attorney general lets felons walk, as long as our commander in chief is more cozy with dictators than our life long allies, I will never surrender my arms.

The Chicago Teachers Union is not just about looking out for its members’ interests. The union wants to fundamentally change America, too.

That shift occurred when the radical Karen Lewis was elected as its president two years ago. She’s best known for mocking U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s lisp and for taking on - and defeating - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the district’s first teachers’ strike in a generation.

CTU leaders have been on a victory lap of sorts since the September strike, with union activists seeing themselves as protectors of union power during a time of...